The City of Asheville is committed to a collaborative and well reasoned approach to identifying a suitable site for Duke Energy’s rebuild of the downtown electrical substation currently located on Duke Energy property behind the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in downtown Asheville. The rebuild of the substation is critical to power reliability of the area. The City’s [...]
The next meeting of the Asheville City Council will be held 5 p.m. Tuesday, September 13, 2022. The meeting will be held in City Hall, 70 Court Plaza on the second floor. The Council meeting agenda is posted at this link. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 143-318.10 this will be an [...]
The City of Asheville will hold a 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 11 at the City Municipal Building, 100 Court Plaza. This event is to pay solemn tribute to those who heroically sacrificed their own lives to save thousands of others, and to remember those who helped in the rescue-recovery efforts that followed [...]
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, City of Asheville offices will be closed September 5, 2022. Here is a look at how City services will be affected. ART bus services The City of Asheville ART service routes and facilities will operate on a holiday schedule Monday, Sept. 5, which is the same as the Sunday bus [...]
Asheville City Council approved last night, as part of Council’s agenda, the Strategic Partnership Fund Pilot Program awards and authorized the City Manager to execute grant agreements. Using Strategic Partnership funding, the City has provided $375,500 in pilot grants to nine different non-profit organizations to help address the opportunity gap for low to moderate income school-aged [...]
The meeting will take place at City Hall, 70 Court Plaza on the second floor. Public Welcome
City of Asheville offices will be closed Monday, July 4 in celebration of Independence Day. Some City services will be impacted.
At its June 28 meeting Asheville City Council passed the City Managers recommended budget with a 6 to 1 vote. The $217 million budget is based on internal work, community input and Council priorities, and reflects the long term strategies and continuation of the reimagining public safety process.
Asheville City Council returns to Chamber
The City of Asheville is launching a pilot grant opportunity this summer that will fund programs that address the opportunity gap for school-aged youth. Through feedback from the Housing & Community Development Committee (HCD), community members, and Community & Economic Development Department staff, work is underway to refine the scope of the Strategic Partnership Fund (SPF) [...]
The City of Asheville offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 30, a federally designated holiday that honors military personnel who have died in the performance of their military duties while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Here is a roundup of other City services affected by this holiday, as well as [...]
It’s an icon of the last century, City Hall’s last manual elevator. One of the last of its kind in North Carolina, the City honored Asheville’s past throughout the restoration, undertaking the task of making the bank of three elevator cabs safe, modernized, and ready to face the next century. Caretakers of our community’s past Asheville City Hall [...]
Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center – Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street. The Council meeting agenda is posted at this link. Pursuant to North Carolina General Statute § 143-318.10 this will be an in-person meeting which the public can access [...]
Following months of internal staff work and a series of budget work sessions, the City of Asheville will present the Manager’s proposed budget to City Council at its regularly scheduled May 24 meeting. PROCESS Throughout the development process, which included discussions of available resources, council priorities and departmental information, staff kept these guiding principles [...]
At its May 10, 2022 meeting, Asheville City Council adopted a resolution authorizing the City to execute the agreements for the fulfillment of the American Rescue Plan Act funding recommendations. These funds, in the amount of $11,723,257, come solely from ARPA funding. City Council voted unanimously to authorize City Manager, Debra Campbell, to disperse America Rescue Plan [...]
The Asheville City Council will consider entering into an agreement with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) that supports the Department’s vision for the future of sections of Merrimon Avenue. The multi-modal alternative was developed through a collaborative partnership between the City of Asheville and NCDOT, and began with a request from the City to study [...]
Asheville City Council will continue meeting in person at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center - Asheville Banquet Hall, 87 Haywood Street.